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17:30 AEST on Wednesday 1 October 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Oct  1 07:30:00 2014

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Bureau National Operations Centre

Satellite Notes for 1200UTC chart on 1 October 2014

Issued at 11:30 pm EST Wednesday on 01 October 2014

An active cold front and associated cloud band is moving across the Tasman Sea. Cold untsable air with showers and thunderstorms remain active immediately behind the front. The southeast of the country is seeing some low cloud due to cool southerly winds. In the west, a low pressure trough is generating patchy cloud about the Southwest Land Division of Western Australia. The remainder of the continent is generally clear apart some low cloud about the North Queensland coast.